Venue: Room 15, Priory House, Monks Walk, Shefford

Contact: Amanda Coleman, Partnerships and Performance Officer  0300 300 4650

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Welcome, Introductions and Apologies


Procedural Business

(a)       Declaration of Substitutes – Where Board members, Councillors are unable to attend a meeting, a substitute agreed with the Chair may attend, speak and vote in their place for that meeting.

(b)       Declarations of Interest by all Members present of any personal interests in matters on the agenda.

(c)       Exclusion of Press and Public – To consider whether, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, or the nature of the proceedings, the press and public should be excluded from the meeting when any of the following items are under consideration.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting and Matters Arising pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Children’s Trust Board held on 16 September 2015.


2015 Early Indications of Pupil Outcomes pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Helen Redding to present an overview of the provisional outcome data for academic year 2014/15.

Additional documents:


Ofsted Inspection Readiness

Gerard Jones to update Board Members on Ofsted inspection readiness.


Promotion of the 5-19 School Nursing Service in Central Bedfordshire pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Barbara Rooney to brief Board Members on the 5-19 School Nursing Service provision in Central Bedfordshire and how the service is publicised and promoted to children and young people.

Additional documents:


Children's Community Services Health Needs Assessment pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Linda Willis to provide a synopsis of the Health Needs Assessment and opportunities to redesign services.


JSNA - Executive Summary Development pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Amanda Coleman will provide an update on the development of the ‘Starting Well and Developing Well’ sections on the next JSNA Executive Summary.

Additional documents:


Standing Item: Update from other Boards pdf icon PDF 6 MB

The Protocol for Joint Working between Strategic Boards including that Chairs and partners will have an ongoing and direct relationship, communicating regularly.  This standing item is to provide members of Boards with an opportunity to update the Children’s Trust on any matters and to provide comment on any annual reports circulated.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 46 KB

The Forward Plan sets out dates of future meetings and proposed agenda items for Board Members to note and consider.

Exempt Reports


Update: National Working Group (NWG) Pan Bedfordshire Review of Child Sexual Exploitation

Sue Harrison to provide Board Members with an update on activity being undertaken in relation to Child Sexual Exploitation following the National Working Group (NWG) Pan Bedfordshire Review of Child Sexual Exploitation.


Children and Young People's Plan - Quarter Two Performance

Karen Oellermann will present the quarterly monitoring report for Trust Board Members to review and challenge.